Gurkha Paratroops preparing for Rangoon drop
Here we see a group of Gurkha paratroops checking their parachute harnesses before the airborne part of the liberation of Rangoon on 1-2 May 1945. The paratroops were landed at key points around the city before the amphibious landings took place, but the Japanese had already evacuated the city.
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Rickard, J (30 March 2019), Gurkha Paratroops preparing for Rangoon drop , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_gurkha_paratroops_rangoon.html